Salmon rationing on the Fraser, Skeena classified as a "stock of concern"

Anticipated salmon runs on the Fraser River are so dismal for this year, that the Federal Government has suggested that First Nations along the Fraser begin to work out plans to ration whatever available supply should come in from the ocean.

With the salmon run expected to be more than half of what it was last year, DFO is expressing concern for the Fraser run, as well as that of the Skeena. For the Skeena DFO has categorized the river as “a stock of concern,â€